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HipLink Licensed by Toronto Police Services for Comprehensive Emergency Alerts


System Targeted for First Responders as well as Mass Notification for Toronto Citizens

LOS GATOS, California - (GLOBENEWSWIRE) - September 16, 2008 - Semotus Solutions, Inc. (OTC BB: SMOA.OB - News), an innovative leader of software solutions for enterprise mobility, today
announced the Company's software alerting solution, HipLink, has been purchased by Toronto Police Services as its comprehensive emergency messaging solution for all of Toronto's personnel and citizens. The turnkey deployment is scheduled to be completed by December 31, 2008 and includes the most advanced HipLink features including full voice, the new web sign-up module, GIS technology and full departments.

The Toronto Police Service has grown to become a world-class police agency serving one of the largest cities in North America and one of the most multicultural in the world. It has expanded to over 7,400 uniform and civilian members, with 17 divisions and dozens of support squads and units.

The Toronto Police Service is replacing its existing system with the new Police and Community Automated Notification System (PCANS) by using Semotus' HipLink software. The objectives of this project are two fold. For citizens: being able to provide a web-based sign-up page in conjunction with phone data to provide a comprehensive, effective system of getting messages out to a broad range of individuals. For TPS Personnel: A highly reliable system of adding multiple communication methods that provides for enhanced coordination of resources. The HipLink software product provides a centralized solution that can be accessed from anywhere to activate response plans, with complete logging of data and transactions for analysis of the organization's response.

Michael Gottschalk, Staff Sergeant at Toronto Police Services and Project Manager of the PCANS project, stated, "We are very pleased to have selected Semotus as our partner in this very important endeavor. The HipLink software will provide our Service with a comprehensive communications portal designed to communicate both internally and with community members we proudly serve. The Toronto Police Service is committed to being a world leader in policing through excellence, innovation, continuous learning, quality leadership and management. Our commitment is only strengthened through this partnership and we look forward to a successful implementation."

Semotus President Pamela LaPine stated, "Semotus is extremely pleased at winning the Toronto RFP and adding an organization like Toronto Police Services to our growing list of customers. It is a pleasure to work with an organization that is proactive in using technology to meet today's demanding standards in emergency notification and communication. We're very excited about the core role HipLink will play in Toronto Police Services' emergency notification and communication strategy. We look forward to a successful deployment and long standing service to the citizens of Toronto."

HipLink is a powerful, state-of-the-art messaging solution that enables delivery of critical messages and can fully integrate with any enterprise application. Built on best-of-breed technology and incorporating advanced features, HipLink ensures real time message delivery as well as two way communication capability across multiple devices and through a variety of communication protocols.

About Semotus Solutions

Founded in 1993, Semotus Solutions (OTC BB: SMOA.OB - News) is the premier provider of software for the mobile enterprise, connecting employees to critical business systems, information and processes. Semotus has a Fortune 1000-installed customer base and hundreds of corporate clients including Lockheed Martin, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Coca-Cola, Hewlett Packard, Nextel Communications, JP Morgan Chase and The United Nations. Semotus Solutions' software provides mobility, convenience, efficiency and profitability in the areas of workforce automation, finance, health care and m-commerce. For more information on the Company, please visit the following web sites:;;


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